Linux Systems Engineer in Concord, NC at ACN Jobs

Effective Date: 2021-04-26

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Regular Full-Time
  • Location:
    Concord, NC
  • Effective Date:
    2021-04-26

Job Description

COMPANY SUMMARY:  ACN is one of the world’s largest direct sellers of telecommunications, energy and other essential services, headquartered in Concord, North Carolina.  We have global operations in 25 countries and have been rapidly growing since being founded in 1993.  We are a privately-held, growth-oriented company that embraces entrepreneurial thinking, quick action, spirit, and teamwork!

JOB SUMMARY:  The Sr Linux Systems Engineer will share responsibility with IT Infrastructure team members in maintaining and further developing 200+ Linux servers in a mixed data center / cloud environment.  The engineer will assist IT application and infrastructure teams in implementing and supporting corporate initiatives and determining scope and requirements for enterprise and departmental projects. This position may act as project manager for key corporate initiatives

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  

    Act as a technical resource for all Linux OS servers. 

    Responsible for maintaining and optimizing Linux servers

    Responsible for support of VMWare vCenter/ESX host configurations and operations

    Responsible for the testing and deployment of software packages on Linux servers

    Responsible for server hardening and implementing security best practices.

    Creating and testing and deploying of shell scripts.

    Will act as technical lead on large corporate projects.

    Responsible for developing and adhering to project timelines and budgets.

    Maintains high level of technical expertise in related areas.

    May perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

    Sound understanding of network fundamentals and core networking technologies.

    Experience with NetApp storage solutions.

    Experience with AWS cloud solutions

    Experience with f5 Big IP

    Experience with Java runtimes: installation, configuration & troubleshooting

    Experience with Active Directory domain architecture

    Effective communications skills

    Articulate, business-like and friendly demeanor

    Strong dedication to profession

    Flexible and efficient with ability to handle multiple tasks and adapt to different environments and people

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

    5+ years Server Engineer experience

    2-4 years LAN experience

    Linux certifications strongly preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10lbs. 

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision

    The employee is regularly required to talk and hear

    The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

ACN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.